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2017 Wine and Oyster Festival

September 16 @ 10:00 am - September 17 @ 5:00 pm


September 16 & 17, 2017
Saturday, 10am to 6pm  •  Sunday, 10am to 5pm

Enjoy fall at Stratford Hall! This popular event features wines from Virginia wineries and oysters from Chesapeake Bay and Tidewater oyster growers. Savor the varied tastes of oysters and a wide variety of seafood options. In addition to the wineries and oyster growers, the festival will offer distinctive arts and crafts, local and international foods, craft distilleries, live music, a car show, barrel train rides, miniature farm animals and historical living-history personages. Enjoy FREE admission to the Great House plus tour the gristmill in operation, and much more!

Tidewater Oyster Gardeners will be coordinating educational activities and demonstrations to include shucking demonstrations, cooking classes, environmental organizations, and the latest film produced by Emmy award winning documentarian David Miller.

Parking is free and transportation will be provided from the parking lots by Bay Transit and Trolley. The event will be held rain or shine, tickets can be used either day of the festival and tickets are non-refundable.



  • Advanced Tickets on sale NOW! Wine-Taster Tickets $20, Non-Taster $10, Children $5, Children Under 6 FREE
  • Advance Ticket sales end on September 7, 2017 at midnight.
  • Ticket prices at the gate: Wine-Taster Tickets $25, Non-Wine Taster Tickets $15, Child Tickets (Age 7-13) $5, Children Under 6 FREE
  • Please note, Taster Tickets are for wine tasting only. They do not include oysters or beer tasting.
  • Gates open at 10:00 a.m. and close 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 16, 2016 and from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, September 17, 2016.
  • If you want to spend the weekend at Stratford, call the Inn at Stratford (804-493-1966) for lodging information.
  • This event is held rain or shine. Tickets are non-refundable.
  • No coolers allowed inside the festival grounds.
  • No outside food or drink.
  • Tickets purchased can be used on either day of the event; a ticket purchased for Saturday can be used on Sunday, a Sunday ticket can be used on Saturday.
  • No ATM machine available on site.

OYSTER_GROWERS_HEADERWard Oyster     |     Chapel Creek   |     Dragon Creek     |    Rappahannock Oyster Co.  |   Great Wicomico Oyster Co.   |   Morattico Creek Oyster Company   WINERY_HEADERRogers Ford Farm Winery     |     Lake Anna Winery   |    Oak Crest Vineyard and Winery    |    Potomac Point Winery      |     Generals’ Ridge Vineyard     |     Democracy Vineyard     |     Glass House Winery      |     Monroe Bay Vineyard      |     The Williamsburg Winery, Ltd.     |     Horton Vineyards     |     Mattaponi Winery      |     Good Luck Cellars    |      Ingleside Plantation Winery   |   Chateau Morrisette Winery   
Adventure Brewing Company   |   Montross Brewery   |    Hardywood Single   |   Potter’s Craft Cider  |   Port City Optimal Wit  |   O’Connor’s El Guapo






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September 16 @ 10:00 am
September 17 @ 5:00 pm